Laptop For The Long Haul

COURTESY JVC

If you've ever had to use a computer on an economy-class tray table — while simultaneously trying to balance a cup of coffee and a pile of paperwork — you'll appreciate the MP-XP7230, JVC's new notebook (around $2,900). It's just A5 in size but gives you enough storage and battery life for on-the-road duties.

Of course, there's a price to be paid for the convenience: the MP-XP7230 doesn't come with the highest technical specifications. So don't expect superfast chips or extra-fat memory. But it will allow you to send e-mails, surf the Net, work on a few documents...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!